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Too little or too much precipitation can mean the difference between life and death. Join us as we learn about the impacts of having too much or too little precipitation and the disasters that can occur as a result. Discover what we are learning about the connection between extreme weather events and climate change. Find out the many ways that NASA is helping us monitor and respond to natural hazards and disasters.
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May 9, 2024, 8:00 p.m. ET Overview In this webinar we will explore Earth’s weather and climate through the lens of NASA. Learn the difference between weather and climate, why it’s challenging to accurately predict the weather, and explore different weather and climate models. Also, learn how NASA’s “Earth to Sky” program is engaging with interpreters across the U.S. to collaborate and share this and other information with the public. Resources Resource Packet Speakers Dr. Marshall Shepherd Dr. J. Marshall Shepherd is a leading international weather-climate expert and is the Georgia Athletic
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April 11, 2024, 8 p.m. ET Overview With Earth Day coming up on April 22, we would like to share the many ways in which NASA and its partners help us to better understand and protect Earth. Join us on April 11 from 8 to 9 p.m. ET for an informative webinar. Guest speakers include Dr. Dalia Kirschbaum, Amy Chen, Liz Saccoccia, Matt Pearce, and Dorian Janney Webinar Recording Resources Resource Packet Speakers Liz Saccoccia Liz Saccoccia is a Water Security Associate on the World Resources Institute’s Water Team. She works with governments, companies, and research partners to advance best
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March 14, 2024, 8 p.m. ET Overview On March 22 we celebrate World Water Day! For the next in our GPM 10-in-10 webinar series, join NASA scientists to learn all about freshwater, Earth’s most precious resource. Find out how and why NASA keeps track of Earth's limited freshwater resources and discover how you can monitor precipitation yourself as a citizen scientist working with CoCoRaHS and the GLOBE Program . Guest speakers include John Bolten, Chris Kidd, Noah Newman, Marilé Colón Robles, and Dorian Janney. Resources Webinar 2 Recording Resource Packet About the Speakers John Bolten John is
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Celebrate the Global Precipitation Measurement Mission's 10th Anniversary! The NASA / JAXA GPM Core Observatory satellite launched on Feb. 27, 2014 from Tanagashima Space Center in Japan, marking the start of the Global Precipitation Measurement mission . We will celebrate this ten-year anniversary throughout 2024 with special events and opportunities. We invite all of you to join us as we share how this international constellation has improved life around the globe. About GPM The GPM Mission & Core Observatory Satellite GPM Applications & Societal Benefits IMERG - A Global Map of Earth's Rain
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February 8, 2024, 8 p.m. ET Overview In the first webinar of our series we will introduce you to the GPM mission and some of the key GPM team members who have been critical to its success. Our current Project Scientist George Huffman will provide an overview of the missions’ science objectives and discuss a few of GPM’s achievements over the past 10 years. Candace Carlisle, who served as GPM’s Deputy Project Manager through launch and check-out, will talk about the engineering behind the GPM mission and share a few of her experiences. Former GPM Project Scientist Scott Braun will explore GPM’s
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Mentors Aaron Funk Ali Tokay Andrea Portier Amita Mehta Andrey Savtchenko Ankita Pradhan Ardeshir Ebtehaj Becky Adams-Selin Chuntao Liu Courtney Schumacher Ibrahim N. Mohammed Jackson Tan Joe Turk Linda Bogerd Lisa Milani Marcelo Uriburu Quirno Mei Han Mircea Grecu Pierre Kirstetter Sarah Ringerud Vasco Mantas Yagmur Derin Zhong Liu Aaron Funk Affiliation: Texas A&M University, Texas, USA Project Mentees: Clara Avila Dea Permata; Kaman Ghimire Why are you participating in this program as a mentor? I enjoy sharing any knowledge I've gained throughout my career with others, so the GPM Mentorship
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Sections Alan Vaz Lopez - Characterizing Tropical Droughts Using GPM Data Amy Molina Estrada - Improving Water Resource Management Practices using GPM Ana Maria Pinilla - Hydrological Modeling with GPM IMERG Chetan Gurung - Investigating Diurnal Cycle of Precipitation in the Amazon Rainforest Carlo Montes - Using IMERG in Monitoring Rainfall and the Midsummer Drought in Honduras Clara Avila Dea Permata - Evaluation of Rainfall During the Borneo Vortex Event using IMERG and DPR Daniel Aduragbemi Aderotoye - Investigation of the Performance of IMERG over Nigeria Edson Baptista - Impact of
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Above image: Attendees of the 2023 PMM Science Team Meeting.